BOK's Rhee says won to fall v dollar in 2007

South Korea's won ``has peaked'' according to a Bank of Korea official, and is poised to weaken versus the dollar in 2007.

The currency's surge to a nine-year high against the dollar and Japan's yen is ``unbearable'' for exporters, and puts the nation's longest economic expansion in a decade at risk, Rhee Gwang Ju, head of the Bank of Korea's international bureau, said in an interview with Bloomberg in Seoul Monday.

``I see the dollar/won rising next year,'' Rhee said. ``The won has peaked. Th